For Kia Swain, sitting back and doing nothing isn’t an option. She pushes herself to move forward through obstacles and mentor youth who may have similar experiences as her.
Dianne Copper has been in education for more than 30 years. In her retirement, she makes photocopies for the Grant High School staff.
Gloria Trujillo is a new Spanish teacher at Grant, but her rookie status hasn’t stopped her from challenging the status quo.
As Grant High’s attendance specialist, Lee Orr’s job is to make sure all students make it to school regularly. It’s a far cry from where he came from as a student.